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Beating Retreat ceremony: Brace for traffic today as several Delhi roads to have restrictions

For general traffic, Vijay Chowk will remain closed from 3.30pm to 9.30pm on Monday, Alok Kumar, Joint CP (traffic), said.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: January 28, 2019 10:02 IST
Image: Beating Retreat ceremony
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Image: Beating Retreat ceremony

Due to rehearsal of the Beating Retreat ceremony, Delhiites travelling through the central part of the city on Monday should brace for detours and diversions as traffic restrictions will be imposed, police said.

For general traffic, Vijay Chowk will remain closed from 3.30pm to 9.30pm on Monday, Alok Kumar, Joint CP (traffic), said and added movement of vehicles on parts of Rafi Marg, Raisina Road, Krishna Menon Marg, 'C' Hexagon and Dara Shikoh Road will also be restricted.

After 7pm, parking will be available for those coming to see the lighting behind the water channels between Rafi Marg and 'C' Hexagon.

From afternoon till evening, traffic police have advised buses to avoid taking the 'C' Hexagon and some nearby roads.

Roads to be avoided:

As per the traffic police, roads to be avoided include Akbar Road, Ashoka Road, Tilak Marg, KG Marg, Prithvi Raj Road, Mathura Road, Shahjahan Road, Sher Shah Suri Marg, Bhairon Marg, Purana Qila Road and Subramania Bharti Marg.

(With PTI inputs)

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